Help support the families of Francis House this Christmas.

Can you give a gift to Francis House this Christmas?

Give a gift this Christmas and help to bring care, support and friendship to local families.

Francis House touches the lives of more than 600 families from across Greater Manchester. We provide respite care, homecare, emotional and bereavement support to children and young adults with life-limiting conditions, helping them live life to the full and offering much needed support to their families. The care we provide is 24/7 and 365 days a year.

Sadly for some families, this Christmas and the years to come, will be spent without a precious member of their family.

Your generosity means that we can be there for the growing number of families in our care.

If you are able to do so, please give a gift this Christmas and help to bring care, support and friendship to local families.

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Couple Jayne and Darren sat in a chapel with a caption Give this Christmas

"How do you arrange a funeral for a child? You need the help. Francis House has been through this process so many times. There's always someone there with love to help you through it." Jayne and Darren.

Other ways you can help this Christmas

Festive fundraising ideas!

Whether you enjoy dressing up, baking or singing we have some fun ideas to get you in the festive spirit. Enjoy spending time with your friends, work colleagues and family and raise funds to help the families that we support at Francis House:

  • Christmas jumper day
  • Festive Bake Off and bake sale
  • Mulled wine and cheese party
  • Gift Wrapping Party
  • Santa Run
  • Christmas karaoke
  • Carol singing
  • Retiring collection
  • Festive hamper raffle or tombola
  • Christmas quiz
  • Stocking filler gifts
  • Christmas cards
  • Buy a gift through our Amazon Wish List

We can provide you with a collection bucket and posters for more information please email or call 0161 443 2200.

Three woman wearing Christmas jumpers stood in front of a tree

Hold a Christmas jumper day.

Take part in festive fundraising at work, home, school or get your social group involved, just ask for a donation and the pennies will soon mount up!

When you have finished all your fundraising, you can make your donation online via our website or by a variety of other ways. Find out more here.

Dedicate a light at Christmas

Francis House Virtual Christmas TreeYou are invited to dedicate a light on our virtual Christmas Tree in memory of a special person. By choosing to remember someone special, you can help Francis House to continue to provide much needed care and support to the families of children and young adults with life-limiting conditions.

Once you’ve made your dedication it will be public and you can share it online with family and friends.

Dedicate a light

Christmas poster ideas

If your business or school would like to support Francis House this Christmas, download our handy posters and put them on prominent display.

Christmas poster

"I really don't know what I would do without Francis House. I really don't."

Busi, Thabani's mum

Thank you

Whatever way you choose to help Francis House this Christmas, we thank you from the bottom of our hearts.

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